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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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For the Parents of Young Adults With a Substance Abuse Disorder

According to the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (the most recent survey available to us) and the latest findings by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), these are the percentages of young adults, aged 18 – 25, that do the following:

39% of full-time college students report engaging

Coach Miriam’s One Year “Healthiversary”

One year ago, I decided to go on a diet. Never in a million years did I anticipate what would happen next!

I was heavier than ever, cringing every time I looked in the mirror. My energy was non-existent, my mood cranky and my health deteriorating. You can imagine how that impacted my role as a wife,

Dr. Josh Smilow Opens Smilow Family Dentistry in Springfield

Completing three months in his new practice, Dr. Josh Smilow, DMD, is proud of all that Smilow Family Dentistry has to offer. Knowing that many people don’t enjoy going to the dentist, he makes a special effort to meet the needs of his patients. “My office is newly renovated and is equipped with the latest technology to

Stem-Cell Therapy for ALS, Diabetes

A new stem-cell technology with the potential to treat neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is now in development by the Israel Prize laureate responsible for the blockbuster multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Rebif.

Prof. Michel Revel’s company,

Taking Care of Aging Teeth

A thousand years ago, human life expectancy was not even close to what it is in 2015. There have been so many advances in medicine, that a baby born today can be expected to live well into their eighties or even nineties. With that in mind, we need to talk about teeth. Adult teeth start to come in around age 6, and by age 13 most of us have

From Bondage to Redemption: A Lifetime Journey to Health

What is slavery? Slavery refers to a condition in which an individual is owned by someone else and is therefore entirely under the control of another person. A slave cannot eat, sleep, rest, create, or make any kind of personal choices without the approval of his or her master. During the Pesach holiday, we retell the story of our

Energy Talk for Dummies: What Did You Find?

“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never harm me.” No one believes that. Hurt that comes from being taunted, and jokes and miscommunications at any age, are compounded when left unresolved.

Feelings are designed to be felt and then let go. Stored life events lead to a kind of

Complexion Perfection in a Zap...

When you look in the mirror, are you happy? Do you wish that some of those little (or

not so little) sun spots and other discolorations could disappear? You are not alone.

The causes of skin pigmentation irregularities come

What We Can Learn From ‘Bob the Builder’

Bob the Builder is a well-known, stop-motion CBBC/PBS television show about Bob and his trusted friends who work on construction sites, making repairs, and doing renovations. Bob and his friends often encounter issues and his catch-phrase is “Can we fix it?” to which his characters respond, “Yes we can!”

When Selecting a Nursing Home, Choose Wisely

It’s never an easy decision with which to come to terms. We would all like to honor our parents and elderly loved ones by keeping them at home with their families and providing them with the love and care they need. But oftentimes things get to a point where we simply can’t do for our loved ones all that they need. If that time should

Green Tea and Beyond

Vanilla chai tea can be a great calorie-free alternative to hot cocoa or apple cider. Here are some other things to keep in mind when relaxing with a steaming cup of tea: Most health benefits attributed to tea are found when consuming green, white, or black tea. These teas come from the plant Camellia Sinensis, and the positive

Team Dale Continues to Take ‘One Step at a Time for a Cure’

West Orange—When a friend or loved one is suffering, what is the best way to help? Some bring flowers, some send cards, some bring food or chicken soup, and some offer to help care for that friend’s children. When Sandy Small’s close friend was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago, she decided that she would